Contract type: Permanent
Location: North region (Manchester based, covering York and Leeds)
Salary range: £32,000 to £38,000
Purcell is an award-winning architectural and heritage consultancy practice with a strong commitment to quality. We have staff of approximately 250 talented architects, designers, heritage consultants and surveyors across 14 offices in the UK, Hong Kong and Australia. Together, we work on some of the finest buildings from meticulous heritage and conservation schemes to bold contemporary design.
We are looking for a committed, ambitious and experienced person to join our heritage consultancy team at Purcell. This position offers an exciting opportunity to shape the direction of the team in the north; influencing strategy, business development, managing change to significant places, and conserving and enhancing historic sites.
Purcell is the largest conservation practice in the world, offering a unique opportunity to provide heritage consultancy, masterplanning and design services that are grounded within their context of the historic environment. The places we work on are exceptional and the opportunities to shape the future of these sites are considerable. We use new technologies to solve traditional challenges and deliver the best services for our clients.
Reporting to the Associate leading the northern heritage consultancy team, you will be working principally from Manchester across the North West but also from our hubs in York and Leeds. You will act as project leader on a variety of projects, making key decisions, manging clients and advocating a heritage-led approach. You will have a role in the high-profile Manchester Town Hall project and the statutory engagement there. Outputs will include client-facing advice and guidance, conservation management plans, significance and capacity analysis, EIAs, and heritage impact assessments. You will be responsible for the project work of more junior members and will assume line management responsibilities as your role and the team develops.
A key element of the role will be to continue to grow our client base in the North West, requiring experience in business development, networking and drawing upon existing contacts in the region. Of particular relevance will be your experience in design-led planning within the historic environment.
We are looking for candidates who have the following:
We offer a competitive salary with a variety of excellent benefits, you will have the opportunity to progress within the Practice and draw on our national expertise. Please submit a copy of your CV and portfolio by following the application work flow at the bottom of the page. Please note, that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to provide individual feedback to candidates. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of your original application, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful in your application and we wish you well in your job search.
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